The personal finance industry & corporate work world has never catered to the LGBTQIA+ community and other marginalized identities. That’s where I come in. I’m a queer, nonbinary, Latine freelance writer and blogger who has never felt welcome in the money or corporate world. So, I sought to change it.

I’ve tried over 20 side hustles in the last 15 years, paid off over 40K of debt, and grew my net worth to over $200k in just 4 years. I learned everything I could about money in the process until I was able to quit my day job in tech this year to run my business I Like to Dabble full-time. I Like to Dabble is a free side hustle and financial literacy platform to fight the gatekeeping culture of the personal finance industry and make financial education more accessible – and not just the saving part, the earning part too.

Now, that same platform has grown to over 100k monthly readers between the site and social media and has been featured in The New York Times, TIME, Investopedia, CNBC, MSN, Business Insider, and more.

My approach to writing includes showcasing real-life examples in my storytelling while being very anti-shame based. If you’re looking for a content creator to talk about personal finance in a way that the reader can resonate with, relate to, and not feel talked down to, I’m your writer. I’d love to chat via email at daniella@iliketodabble.com

In addition to content creation for blogs, websites, social media, brand campaigns, and newsletters, I am also interested and have experience writing in:

Personal Finance

  • Side hustles
  • Career tips & remote work
  • LGBTQIA+ money
  • Mental health & money
  • Millennial money 
  • Debt payoff & student loans
  • Personal finance for college students & recent graduates
  • Investing & retirement
  • Financial independence

Content Creation

  • Blogging tips
  • Video creation
  • Social media tips

Past Writing Examples

If You Want To Find A Remote Job That’s Not A Scam, Here Are All The Red Flags To Watch Out For Buzzfeed

The Types of Insurance Every Freelancer Needs Plutus Foundation

Remote Work can Supercharge a Side Hustle. Here’s How I Find the Best Jobs and Gigs Online TIME NextAdvisor

I’ve Tried Tons Of Side Hustles, So I’m Ranking Them All From “Meh, Not Worth It” To “OMG, YES!” Buzzfeed

I Endured a Tech Layoff — Twice. Here’s How I Created 11 Income Streams and Bulletproofed My Finances TIME NextAdvisor

We Doubled Our Cost of Living to Move to a State That Respects LGBTQ+ Rights HealthyRich

Start Where You Are: Retirement Planning for LGBTQ+ Folks Life & Money by Citi

I quit my 6-figure tech job to run my digital side hustles full time: Here’s how I made it happen CNBC 

How Being Queer or Trans Affects Your Finances Plutus Foundation

How to Spot Work From Home Scams I Like to Dabble

How to Save for Retirement as a Freelancer Plutus Foundation

12 Remote Side Hustles and Where to Find Gigs I Like to Dabble

How to Get a Remote Job: The Ultimate Guide I Like to Dabble

Mental Health Challenges While Starting a Blog or Business Plutus Foundation


The 25 Most Influential New Voices of Money TIME NextAdvisor

Why Millennials are Facing More Economy Anxiety Than Ever The New York Times

I’ve Found the Secret to a Higher-Paying Job. I’m Worried About What It’ll Cost My Family. SLATE

A side hustle consultant with 12 income streams answers the 3 questions everyone wants to ask about earning money on the side Business Insider

4 side hustles for recent college graduates: One can pay as much as $85 per hour CNBC Make It

Personal Finance Influencers You Should Know Investopedia

Why LGBTQ+ Homeownership Is Below the National Average The Balance

5 LGBTQ+ Personal Finance Experts You’ll Want to Follow TIME NextAdvisor

How I Paid Off $40,000 Worth of Debt With Side Hustles The Skimm

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